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Deaf-friendly teaching: For staff in special schools


Deaf-friendly teaching: For staff in special schools
Primary target audience: Education professionals
Format: Information guide
Date live: 03/09/2021

This resource was formerly called 'Supporting the achievement of hearing impaired children in special schools.'

This resource will be useful for anyone who works with deaf pupils in a special school. It will help you to improve outcomes and progress for deaf children and covers the following topics:

  • Understanding deafness and how it impacts on a child’s ability to access teaching and learning.
  • Ensuring the effective use of hearing equipment.
  • Creating a good listening and learning environment.
  • Knowing how to communicate effectively with a deaf child.
  • Adapting teaching and learning strategies to ensure the curriculum is accessible.